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Jarabacoa

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Waterfalls · Parasailing & Paragliding · Outdoor Activities
Occupying a scenic spot in the foothills of a mountain range, Jarabacoa offers a laid-back atmosphere and a pleasant window into rural Dominican life. The town center includes a smattering of restaurants, bars, and accommodations, making it suitable and comfortable as a base for active and adventurous itineraries. The surrounding nature remains unspoiled, with rivers to raft along, hills to hike up, and rustic rural towns to bike around. Cool nighttime temperatures ensure that a Jarabacoa holiday has a different feel to vacations in many other Caribbean towns, with long, cool, relaxing evenings; just what's required after a day of adventure. Plan your holiday in Jarabacoa and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Dominican Republic online tour planner.
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Salto de Jimenoa ©
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Salto de Jimenoa
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Pico Duarte ©
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Pico Duarte
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Baiguate Salto Waterfall
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Baiguate Salto Waterfall
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Spirit Mountain ©
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Spirit Mountain
4.7
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Pico Isabel de Torres ©
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Pico Isabel de Torres Puerto Plata
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Hidden gems in Jarabacoa

Rancho Jarabacoa ©
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Rancho Jarabacoa
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Akasha Spa ©
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Akasha Spa
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El Mogote Jarabacoa (Montaña) ©
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El Mogote Jarabacoa (Montaña)
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Duration: 1h 30 min
La Confluencia ©
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La Confluencia
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Where to stay in Jarabacoa

Jarabacoa offers a few accommodations, but most visitors prefer to look beyond the metropolitan area and in the surrounding nature. The focal point here is the Yaque del Norte River, which flows around the town and offers some enchanting natural scenery. You can stay at hostels, ranches, and eco-lodges offering views over--or easy walking access to--the river.
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